Delhaize America, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Delhaize America, Inc.

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Delhaize America, Inc.                                                      Key Employees
                                                                            Name                      Job Title
Fast Facts
                                  2110 Executive Drive, Salisbury, 28145-   Cathy Green
Headquarters Address
                                  1330, United States of America
                                                                            Craig Owens
Telephone                          + 1 704 6338250

                                                                            David Vander Schueren
Fax                                + 1 704 6365024

                                                                            Michael Rex Waller
Website                           www.delhaizegroup.com
                                                                                                      Chief Executive Officer,
                                                                            Pierre-Olivier Beckers
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     N/A                                                                 President
                                                                            Richard A. Anicetti
Number of Employees               104,655

                                                                            Ronald C. Hodge
Fiscal Year End                   December

Revenue (in US$ million)          N/A
                                                                            Company Overview

                                                                            Delhaize America, Inc. is a food retailer engaged
                                                                            in operating supermarkets and discount stores.
                                                                            The company offers a wide assortment of
SWOT Analysis
                                                                            products, including deli and bakery products,
                                                                            meat, seafood, organic products, healthcare
Strengths                         Weaknesses                                products, baby products, pet supplies, party
                                                                            platters, fruit baskets, wine, and other consumer
Broad product offerings           Substandard quality management            products. It sells the products of both national
                                                                            and private label brands, including Smart
Dominant market position          Weak financial performance                Options, Taste of Inspirations, On The Go
                                                                            Bistro, Home 360 and Nature’s Place. The
Wide network of stores                                                      company operates 1,607 stores across the US
                                                                            under the store banners of Food Lion,
                                                                            Sweetbay, Harveys, Bottom Dollar Food and
                                                                            Bloom. Delhaize America, a subsidiary of
                                                                            Delhaize Group, is headquartered in Salisbury,
Opportunities                     Threats
                                                                            US.
                                  Hypermarkets and discounters gaining
Ageing population in the US
                                  ground                                    Key Competitors
Growth in non-store format        Rising manpower costs
                                                                            H.E. Butt Grocery Company

New store openings                Strict regulations                        Meijer, Inc.

Store brands gaining popularity                                             SUPERVALU INC. (Ticker: SVU)

                                                                            The Kroger Co. (Ticker: KR)




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................5
2     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 6
    2.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview .....................................................................................................................................6
    2.2     Strengths .................................................................................................................................................................6
    2.3     Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................................6
    2.4     Opportunities ...........................................................................................................................................................7
    2.5     Threats .....................................................................................................................................................................7
3     Delhaize America, Inc. - Company Statement........................................................................................ 9
4     Delhaize America, Inc. - History............................................................................................................ 10
5     Delhaize America, Inc. - Key Employees .............................................................................................. 11
6     Delhaize America, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................... 12
7     Delhaize America, Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries .......................................................................... 13
    7.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................13
    7.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................13
8     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 16
    8.1     Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    8.2     Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................16




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